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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Public Companies and Securities

The First MD&A Following Adoption of the New Revenue Recognition Standard

Public Companies and Securities The SEC has made clear its expectations regarding MD&A disclosure for periods prior to the adoption of the new revenue recognition standard. What has received less attention is the content of MD&A after the new revenue recognition standard has been adopted.  Set forth below are some guidelines to be considered.  While putting pen to paper […] Read more →

by   |   May 30, 2017

Shareholder Dismisses Case with Prejudice that Sought to Block Amendment to Intel Stock Plan

Employment, Executive Compensation, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities As we noted here, a shareholder of Intel sought a preliminary and permanent injunction and any other appropriate relief with respect to a stockholder vote to approve the amendment... Read more →

by   |   May 19, 2017

FASB Clarifies Accounting for Modifications of Equity Awards

Public Companies and Securities The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued an Accounting Standards Update (ASU 2017-09; Topic 718) to clarify the accounting for modifications to outstanding share-based... Read more →

by   |   May 11, 2017

SEC Commissioner Wonders if SAFEs are Safe for Crowdfunding

Public Companies and Securities In remarks at the Annual SEC/NASAA Conference, SEC Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar focused on the suitability and adequacy of disclosure of a security known as a... Read more →

by   |   May 10, 2017